DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Open Program Funding Opportunities


FY21 Melanoma Research Program (MRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Discovery Award (DA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 18, 2021
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $200,000 for direct costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 2 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent):
October 20, 2021

Application:
November 10, 2021

FY21 Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program (TBIPHRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Clinical Trial Award (CTA) Targeted Broad Agency Announcement
Submission Instructions
August 6, 2021
    Funding Level 1:

  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $750,000 for total costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
  • Funding Level 2:

  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $3 million (M) for total costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
  • Funding Level 3:

  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $6M for total costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
November 1, 2021

Application:
December 16, 2021
Focused Program Award (FPA) Targeted Broad Agency Announcement
Submission Instructions
August 6, 2021
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $8M for total costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
November 1, 2021

Application:
December 16, 2021
Translational Research Award (TRA) Program Announcement
Application Instructions
August 6, 2021
  • The maximum allowable funding for the entire period of performance is $1.5M for total costs.
  • Indirect costs may be proposed in accordance with the institution’s negotiated rate agreement.
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal):
November 1, 2021

Application:
December 16, 2021